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    17 Signs Hurricane Bertha Hasn't Quite Lived Up To Expectations So Far

    Carry on, everyone.

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    Remember the STORMS MAYHEM that was heading our way?

    Saturday's Express front page - "Beware storms mayhem" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers

    Nick Sutton@suttonnick

    Saturday's Express front page - "Beware storms mayhem" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers

    9:42 PM - 08 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    You know – it was threatening HAVOC?

    Thursday's Daily Express front page - "Tropical storm Bertha is on its way" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers

    Nick Sutton@suttonnick

    Thursday's Daily Express front page - "Tropical storm Bertha is on its way" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers

    9:47 PM - 06 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    1. Well, it turns out we probably didn't need to worry quite so much.

    “@__carolinaaaa: Bertha has flooded us out.. #norjam2014 ”nice weather for them @Bellboo26

    lucybarkas@whatwhenwhyhow1

    “@__carolinaaaa: Bertha has flooded us out.. #norjam2014 ”nice weather for them @Bellboo26

    12:33 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    2. The truth is, we are British; as we all know, we keep a stiff upper lip in the face of adversity.

    Hurricane Bertha just battering us here in Victoria

    Tom Chivers@TomChivers

    Hurricane Bertha just battering us here in Victoria

    1:54 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    3. We see positives everywhere.

    Hurricane Bertha blew all the snails off my courgette plant #win

    Dainty Ballerina@DaintyBallerina

    Hurricane Bertha blew all the snails off my courgette plant #win

    1:46 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    4. Everywhere.

    I've always wanted a swimming pool in the garden #Bertha

    Ken McErlain@KenMcErlain83

    I've always wanted a swimming pool in the garden #Bertha

    12:39 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    5. Yes. Times are tough.

    Hurricane Bertha wreaked havoc in Barbican Waitrose. Tense scenes - people unable to reach dusted lemon sole fillets.

    Miriam BeatGirl@MiriKoKoBop

    Hurricane Bertha wreaked havoc in Barbican Waitrose. Tense scenes - people unable to reach dusted lemon sole fillets.

    12:40 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    6. And we don't know why this is happening to us.

    Has anyone asked what the demands of Hurricane Bertha are? #NegotiatorPro

    Morenike Adebayo*@MorenikeAdebay0

    Has anyone asked what the demands of Hurricane Bertha are? #NegotiatorPro

    12:41 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    7. But in the face of extreme weather...

    #Bertha update for #Watford: warm, gentle breeze. Spot of rain earlier but sun breaking through.

    Trish D@Trishie_D

    #Bertha update for #Watford: warm, gentle breeze. Spot of rain earlier but sun breaking through.

    12:46 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    8. ...in which an untold amount of damage has been caused...

    9. ...we remain vigilant.

    #Bertha has landed. As Ebbs in Transformers says #bringtherain

    Scott Coley@scottycoley1

    #Bertha has landed. As Ebbs in Transformers says #bringtherain

    12:36 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    10. When confronted by a hurricane, we merely push up our brollies, and press on.

    10.45 and even hurricane Bertha's downpour cannot put off 500 soaking wet raptor rhapsodists from marching to the dam

    Barry Gardiner MP@BarryGardiner

    10.45 and even hurricane Bertha's downpour cannot put off 500 soaking wet raptor rhapsodists from marching to the dam

    1:06 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    11. No matter how many times this image appears in our Twitter timelines.

    Hurricane Bertha hits the UK with devastating force!

    Pie Sports Booze@piesportsbooze

    Hurricane Bertha hits the UK with devastating force!

    11:12 AM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    12. Or this one.

    Well this hurricane Bertha has caused havoc in my garden

    Ryan Toms@Tomsy700r

    Well this hurricane Bertha has caused havoc in my garden

    12:40 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    13. Or this one.

    I can't be the only person for whom all this talk of (Hurricane) Bertha conjures up this image

    Mark Wallace@wallaceme

    I can't be the only person for whom all this talk of (Hurricane) Bertha conjures up this image

    7:59 AM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    14. Bertha might knock us down.

    Newsflash: Ex Hurricane #Bertha hits #Plymouth and blows #pug over!

    John Naismith@john_naismith

    Newsflash: Ex Hurricane #Bertha hits #Plymouth and blows #pug over!

    12:19 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    15. But we just get right back up again.

    Hurricane Bertha? Pah! Half way to Hastings. Tis a touch blowy though!

    Brian Baker@brian_baker2012

    Hurricane Bertha? Pah! Half way to Hastings. Tis a touch blowy though!

    12:33 PM - 10 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    16. And enjoy the ride.

    17.

    @hrtbps yup. All morning. Just watching.

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